sutta support for vipassana jhanas?

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Re: sutta support for vipassana jhanas?

Postby retrofuturist » Thu May 02, 2013 11:06 pm

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: sutta support for vipassana jhanas?

Postby manas » Thu May 02, 2013 11:19 pm

Then the Blessed One, picking up a tiny bit of dust with the tip of his fingernail, said to the monk, "There isn't even this much form...feeling...
perception...fabrications...consciousness that is constant, lasting, eternal, not subject to change, that will stay just as it is as long as eternity."

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Re: sutta support for vipassana jhanas?

Postby polarbear101 » Fri May 03, 2013 12:21 am

"I don't envision a single thing that, when developed & cultivated, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when developed & cultivated, leads to great benefit."

"I don't envision a single thing that, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about such suffering & stress as the mind. The mind, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about suffering & stress."

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Re: sutta support for vipassana jhanas?

Postby mikenz66 » Fri May 03, 2013 6:24 am

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